Meet The Team
With over 30 years experience as an RV owner, enthusiast, and full time RVer, Curtis brings his passion, knowledge, vision, and leadership experience to this unique company role.
A serial entrepreneur, Curtis’ lifetime achievements are particularly vast in nature. Most notably, Curtis is a former member of the world renowned folk singing group, “The New Christy Minstrels,” as well as a restauranteur, real estate investment specialist, web development advisor, and now the founder and creative force behind the platform that could very well change the face of RV travel as we know it.
Jessie knows what it takes to get users to perform the actions for engagement. She provides a great eye for design and usability. She has years of experience in the startup world at CouchSurfing and Sovolve, plus an extensive repertoire working with international teams. With such experiences, Jessie is poised to be a driving force behind user retention and viral growth. She manages our Development Team to ensure that RVillage is always innovating in new ways to meet the needs of the social RV community.
After growing up in San Francisco, Jessie has traveled the world collecting unique experiences. She loves chocolate, SciFi movies, and memes.
With a background in Product and Project Management, System Architecture, and Software Engineering at companies like Couchsurfing.com and Genentech, Cameron brings his energy, knowledge, and experience to RVillage. His dedication to the company and the platform make him a valuable asset as well as a friend.
With a passion to help the RV Friend Network team reach their goals and meet project deadlines, Deborah is responsible for leading and managing daily operations. Additionally, she heads up the Ambassador program.
Deborah and her husband, Aaron, are full time RVers who travel with their Chihuahua, Porsche. Her insights and firsthand experience with the lifestyle of living full-time in an RV add a fresh and personal perspective into the flourishing, changing, and ever growing world that is RVing.
With a fervor for organizing and planning, Hillary is responsible for managing the daily operations of the RV Friend Network LLC. In addition, she works directly with our CEO and administrative team to ensure they meet organizational goals and project deadlines.
Hillary loves cooking, working in her garden, building large art sculptures. Often you’ll find her cruising the west coast in a converted shuttle bus.
System Administrator and Senior Technical Analyst
Farley has a history of technical excellence at a number of companies including CouchSurfing, Apple Computer, TBWA/Chiat/Day, Bloodhound, nProgress Inc., Overnightprints, and Neon Surge. He’s authored hundreds of websites, numerous APIs, and a couple dozen mobile applications. Furthermore, he has managed servers and services for over 13 years.
Born in Southern California, Farley has since traveled the world over, living in a number of different cities and continents. He continues to travel passionately and grow his career and knowledge-base. Opportunities that enable him to continue this quest are always appreciated.
Social Media Specialist
A former digital marketing slave, Ann launched herself 6 years ago as a successful Social Media Guru. She was inspired to specialize in managing social media accounts for RVing and camping related companies by her passion for the outdoors, camping, hiking, and road trips.
British born, she’s usually found kayaking oceans, rafting canyons, biking trails, or hiking mountains. You can find her living between Costa Rica and Colorado. Ann’s outgoing spirit gives her a great knack for creativity, sparking conversations and engagement!
Though she began her professional life working for Members of Congress, Sue spent the bulk of her extensive career as the Executive Director for Good Sam Club for 31 years. During her tenure, the Good Sam Club grew from 200,000 members to more than one million families. In 2009, Sue was the 9th woman to be inducted into the RV/MH Hall of Fame.
Currently, Sue has her own consulting firm, specializing in product development, events production, and marketing. Her expertise and knowledge makes her the perfect coordinator for the RVillage Rally.
She and her husband are enjoying the RV lifestyle and have logged more than 30,000 miles towing their 5th wheel trailer.
Customer Service Representative & Graphic Designer
Trenlin uses her past experience as an architect/engineer to analyse situations and figure out where she’s needed most. Her creativity has been honed by years as and artist and translates perfectly to eye-catching imagery on our site. A natural penchant to explore and figure out how things work makes her wonderfully suited to helping members solve their issues.
In her free time, Trenlin is an artist, an adventurer, and a sci-fi novelist.
Chris Dunphy & Cherie Ve Ard
Technical/Strategic Advisors & Launch Specialists
Technomads Chris & Cherie have been living full time on the road since 2006. They’re currently RVing the USA in a geeked-out vintage bus conversion, building community as they go. With no home base – they work remotely as freelance application & software developers, technology consultants, writers and strategy advisors.
They bring an extensive experience in development and mobile technology, and being long time social RVers. Chris and Cherie have a unique perspective to bridge the technical aspects with a solid understanding of the needs of a RVing social network. They managed our focus groups and beta testing, interfacing with our development and leadership teams.
As part of the engineering leadership, Steve is responsible for managing software engineering group and software consultants. This job involves executing projects to deliver high quality products on time. In that vein, he’s pushing for continuous improvement, driving the direction of the technology, and leading a software engineering team.
Steve interacts extensively with cross-functional groups such as Engineering, Product Management, Project Management, Quality Assurance, 3rd party software vendors, and Professional Services. In this role Steve is managing employees distributed across multiple countries and timezones.